Folktales And Fairy Tales Traditions And Texts From Around The World 2nd Edition 4 Volumes

Author: Anne E. Duggan Ph.D.
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610692543
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Encyclopedic in its coverage, this one-of-a-kind reference is ideal for students, scholars, and others who need reliable, up-to-date information on folk and fairy tales, past and present. • Provides encyclopedic coverage of folktales and fairy tales from around the globe • Covers not only the history of the fairy tale, but also topics of contemporary importance such as the fairy tale in manga, television, pop music, and music videos • Brings together the study of geography, culture, history, and anthropology • Revises and expands an award-winning work to now include a full volume of selected tales and texts

Fairy Tales Sexuality And Gender In France 1690 1715

Author: Lewis C. Seifert
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521026277
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Between 1690 and 1715, well over one hundred literary fairy tales appeared in France, two-thirds of them written by women. This 1996 book explores why fashionable adults were attracted to this new literary genre and, integrating socio-historical, structuralist, and post-structuralist approaches, considers how it became a medium for reconceiving literary and historical discourses of sexuality and gender. The first part of the book considers how the marvellous is used to legitimize the genre, to exemplify theories of 'modern' culture, and to reaffirm women's potential as writers. The second part examines how specific groups of tales both reiterate and unsettle late seventeenth-century discourses of love, masculinity and femininity through conventions such as the romantic quest, the marriage closure, chivalric heroes and good and evil fairies.

The Fairy Tales Of Charles Perrault

Author: Charles Perrault
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 1606600273
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aA collection of ten classic tales from the seventeenth-century French author features twenty-four illustrations by Irish artist Harry Clarke, including full-color, pen-and-ink, and silhouette images.

Encyclopedia Of Folk Heroes

Author: Graham Seal
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1576072169
Size: 26.30 MB
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Entries describe the origins and deeds of folk heroes as they have existed in folktales, songs, oral tradition, and other folklore genres.

Subject Catalog

Author: Library of Congress
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Cycles Of Influence

Author: Stephen Benson
Publisher: Wayne State University Press
ISBN: 9780814329498
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Analyzes how the folktale has influenced the development of narrative theory and how postmodern fiction has drawn on the folktale to experiment with diverse narrative concepts.